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Reporting directly to the CEO, the secretary for the Not-for-Profit 1000 Islands Pride, Inc. will play a critical role in fostering communication and diligence through proper management and utilization of important records such as meeting minutes and the organization’s bylaws.
The secretary position has a wide-ranging responsibilities, requiring much more than simply being present at all board meetings. He/she is an active conduit for communication by giving proper notice of any meetings and timely distribution of materials such as agendas and meeting minutes.
Additionally, the secretary should be knowledgeable of the organization’s records and related materials, providing advice and resources to the board on topics such as governance issues, amendments to the By- laws, and the like, that will assist in fulfilling their fiduciary duties.
As the custodian of the organization’s records, the secretary is responsible for maintaining accurate documentation and meeting any legal requirements such as annual filing deadlines. The secretary is responsible for reviewing and updating documents as necessary and ensuring all documents are safely stored and readily accessible. A secretary will be most useful to an organization when his/her role is catered to meet the unique structure and needs of the organization, rather than filling a “one-fits-all” job description. The person will have custody of the Executive‘s seal (if applicable), books, and all records and documents related to 1000 Islands Pride, Inc.
Other Qualifications for this position.
- Strong organizational skills;
- Good communication skills, including written, oral and interpersonal;
- Ability to use computers, email and similar tools;
- Ability to get along with different people; and
- A passion and a sense of humour are a definite asset.